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Que Pasa Cantina

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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APPETIZERS
Cadillac Nachos
Chile-spiked tortilla chips, refried beans, cheese, fried jalapeños, pico de gallo, guacamole, lime crema drizzle and your choice of meat.
Ground Beef11.99
Grilled Chicken12.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein12.49
Skirt Steak12.99
Vegetarian Nachos
Chile-spiked tortilla chips, black beans, cheese, fried jalapeños, pico de gallo, guacamole, lime crema drizzle and vegan plant-based soy protein.
12.49
Calamari Frito
Hand-breaded, fried calamari served with cilantro poblano pesto and lemon aioli dipping sauces.
10.99
Guacamole M.O.D
Made on demand and served with chile-spiked tortilla chips.
10.49
Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp cocktail in a house-made salsa of Bloody Mary Mix, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, pico de gallo, avocado and spices.
10.99
Queso Fundido
A bubbling fondue of cheese, pico de gallo and seasoned ground beef. Served sizzling in a skillet with chile-spiked corn tortilla chips on the side.
8.99
Taquitos
Your choice of chicken or pork blended with cheese, rolled in a corn tortilla and deep fried. Topped with green tomatillo salsa and lime crema drizzle and served over a bed of lettuce. Guacamole served on the side.
9.99
LIGHTER OPTIONS
Homemade Dressings: Chipotle Ranch & Poblano Pesto
Lettuce Wraps
Three romaine lettuce leaves topped with avocado, tomato, onion, cilantro, queso fresco and raspberry vinaigrette drizzle. Served with your choice of meat (no mix and match).
Grilled Chicken13.99
Shredded Chipotle Chicken13.99
Skirt Steak14.99
Pork Belly14.99
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein14.99
¿Que Pasa? Tostada Salad
Seasoned ground beef, lettuce, cheese, avocado, black olives, scallions, pico de gallo and sour cream in a crispy flour tortilla shell. Chipotle ranch dressing served on the side.
12.99
Gulf Coast Shrimp Salad
Grilled shrimp over spring greens with avocado, tomato, mandarin oranges, queso fresco, toasted pumpkin seeds and crisp tortilla strips. Poblano pesto dressing served on the side.
14.99
Southwest Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken breast, smoked bacon, black bean salsa, avocado, mandarin oranges and queso fresco over spring greens. Chipotle ranch dressing served on the side.
12.99
De La Casa Salad
Side salad of spring greens, cranberries, tomatoes, queso fresco, toasted pumpkin seeds and crisp tortilla strips. Poblano pesto dressing served on the side.
6.49
Classic Tortilla Soup
A hearty bowl of hand-pulled rotisserie chicken, black beans and fire-roasted corn in rich chicken broth. Topped with avocado, queso fresco, cilantro and crisp tortilla strips.
7.49
Soup and Salad Combo
A De La Casa salad and a cup of our Classic Tortilla Soup
10.49
TORTAS
Torta: Sandwich served on a bolillo role
Pork Belly Torta
Pork belly patty, lettuce, avocado, agave onions and cheese served on a bun. Sidewinder fries and chipotle ranch served on the side.
12.49
Grilled Chicken Torta
Grilled chicken breast, pepper jack cheese, smoked bacon, lettuce, pico de gallo and avocado served on a bun. Sidewinder fries and chipotle ranch served on the side.
10.49
Smoked Brisket Torta
Brisket, pepper jack cheese, fire-roasted poblanos, fried jalapeños, chipotle ranch and red chile sauce served on a bun. Sidewinder fries and chipotle ranch served on the side.
11.49
COMBOS
¿Que Pasa? Combo
One chicken enchilada with your choice of red or green sauce, one chipotle hard shell chicken taco and one pork carnitas hard shell taco served with rice, refried beans and a corn cake. No substitutions please.
15.49
Chicken Enchilada & Chile Relleno Combo
Chicken enchilada topped with your choice of red chile sauce or salsa verde paired with a poblano pepper that's been stuffed with pepper jack cheese and fried to crispy perfection. Served with rice, refried beans and corn cake.
14.49
TACOS
Served with rice, refried beans and corn cake. (No meat substitutions.)
Three Amigos
One smoked brisket, one chili-rubbed chicken and one pork carnitas taco on flour tortillas—all topped with lime crema drizzle, poblano pesto, pico de gallo and queso fresco.
15.49
Chipotle Chicken Tacos
Hand-shredded rotisserie chicken marinated in house-made chipotle sauce with a hint of lime and served in three hard taco shells. Topped with shredded cabbage, cheese and pico de gallo.
14.49
Jalapeño BBQ Brisket Tacos
Two flour tortillas stuffed with smoked brisket and topped with jalapeño BBQ sauce, cheese, fried onions and fried jalapeños.
14.49
Carne Asada Tacos
Steak piled in three white corn tortillas and topped with onions, cilantro, queso fresco and avocado sauce.
13.49
Pork Belly Tacos
Two flour tortillas filled with smoked pork belly and topped with pineapple, agave onions, queso fresco, avocado and cilantro.
14.49
Classic Tacos
Three ground beef tacos on flour tortillas. Topped with lettuce, cheese and sour cream.
12.49
Fish Tacos
Two corn-flour tortillas filled with battered, fried fish topped with cabbage, pico de gallo, queso fresco, lemon aoli and guacamole.
13.99
Shrimp Tacos
Two corn-flour tortillas stuffed with shrimp and topped with pineapple mango salsa, lemon aioli and cilantro.
15.49
Street Tacos
Three white corn tortillas served with your choice of meat (no mix and match).
Chicken + Pineapple13.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein13.49
Skirt Steak + Onion14.49
Vegetarian Street Tacos
Three white corn tortillas topped with vegan plant-based soy protein, cheese, pico de gallo and cilantro. Black beans and corn cake served on the side.
13.49
BURRITOS + CHIMIS
Carne Asada Burrito
Grilled steak, smoked brisket, refried beans, cheese and fire-roasted chiles stuffed into a flour tortilla. Topped with cheese, pico de gallo, fried jalapeños, lime crema drizzle and your choice of red chile sauce, salsa verde or queso.
14.99
Smothered Burrito
Flour tortilla stuffed with mixed cheese, refried beans, fire-roasted poblano chiles and your choice of meat. Topped with cheese, pico de gallo, lime crema drizzle and your choice of red chile sauce, salsa verde or queso.
Grilled Chicken14.49
Shredded Chipotle Chicken14.49
Ground Beef w/ Crispy Fried Onion Strings14.49
Pork Carnitas15.49
Chipotle Cream Sautéed Shrimp15.49
Smothered Veggie Burrito
Flour tortilla stuffed with sautéed squash, zucchini, red and green bell peppers, onions and cheese. Topped with pico de gallo, lime crema drizzle, cheese and your choice of red chile sauce or salsa verde. Black beans and corn cake served on the side.
11.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein1
Chimichanga
Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, sautéed peppers and onions and your choice of meat. Hand-rolled, fried and topped with pico de gallo and lime crema drizzle. Served with rice and refried beans.
Grilled Chicken14.49
Shredded Chipotle Chicken14.49
Pork Carnitas14.99
Chipotle Cream Sautéed Shrimp15.49
Veggie Chimichanga
Flour tortilla stuffed with sautéed squash, zucchini, red and green bell peppers, onions and cheese. Rolled, fried and topped with pico de gallo and lime crema drizzle. Black beans and corn cake served on the side.
11.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein1
ENCHILADAS
Classic Enchiladas
Two enchiladas with your choice of meat. Rolled in a corn tortilla and topped with cheese, lime crema drizzle and your choice of red chile sauce or salsa verde. Served with rice, refried beans and corn cake.
Seasoned Pulled Chicken w/ Corn14.49
Ground Beef14.49
Cheese Enchilada
Three corn tortillas stuffed with melted cheese and topped with your choice of red chile sauce or salsa verde. Black beans and corn cake served on the side.
8.99
Vegetarian Enchiladas
Two corn tortillas filled with cheese and vegan plant-based soy protein. Topped with cheese, lime crema and your choice of red chile sauce or salsa verde. Black beans and corn cake served on the side.
10.99
Grilled Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas
Shredded chicken marinated in house-made chipotle sauce with a hint of lime, stuffed into a flour tortilla with mixed cheese, roasted corn and cilantro. Hand-rolled, grilled and served with a side of red tomatillo salsa, rice, refried beans and corn cake.
14.49
Grilled Brisket Enchiladas
Smoked brisket, mixed cheese, roasted corn and cilantro, hand-rolled in flour tortillas and grilled to golden brown. Served with a side of red tomatillo salsa, rice, refried beans and corn cake.
15.49
SPECIALS
Slow-Roasted Pork Carnitas
Slow-roasted, marinated pork served with cilantro, rice, refried beans, corn cake and guacamole. Choice of flour or corn tortillas.
15.49
Wood-Roasted Rotisserie Chicken
Half a marinated chicken served with roasted potatoes and grilled peppers and onions then smothered in our Classic Tortilla Soup.
15.49
Grilled Salmon
Wood-fired salmon served over vegetables and rice, drizzled with poblano pesto sauce and garnished with black bean corn salsa.
15.99
Creamy Chipotle Shrimp
Shrimp sautéed with roasted peppers and onions and finished with a smoky chipotle cream sauce. Served with rice and garnished with pico de gallo, queso fresco and cilantro.
15.99
Raspberry Pescado Frito
Battered, fried fish topped with raspberry habanero sauce and mango salsa. Served with rice and grilled vegetables.
15.49
FAJITAS
Sizzling Fajitas
Sautéed peppers and onions served with your choice of meat. Pico de gallo, rice, refried beans and corn cake served on the side. Choice of flour or corn tortillas.
Grilled Chicken14.99
Skirt Steak15.99
Blackened Shrimp15.99
Grilled Chicken & Skirt Steak16.99
Surf & Turf17.99
Veggie Fajita
Sautéed red and green bell peppers, onions, squash, zucchini and broccoli served with sour cream, pico de gallo, black bean corn salsa and corn cake. Choice of flour or corn tortillas.
11.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein1
QUESADILLAS
Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, cheese, bacon, chipotle ranch, sautéed onions and jalapeños stuffed into a corn-flour tortilla and topped with queso fresco, pico de gallo and fried jalapeños. Served with rice, refried beans and corn cake.
14.49
Grilled Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, cheese, poblano pesto and chipotle ranch stuffed into a flour tortilla. Topped with queso fresco and fried jalapeños and served with a side of pico de gallo and sour cream.
14.49
Substitute Skirt Steak1
Cheese Quesadilla
Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and topped with queso fresco and fried jalapeños. Sour cream and pico de gallo served on the side.
9.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein
Veggie Quesadilla
Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, spinach and mushroom and topped with queso fresco and fried jalapeños. Sour cream and black bean corn salsa served on the side.
11.49
Vegan Plant-Based Soy Protein
Sponsored by: Que Pasa Cantina

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Crafted with Authenticity
1. Crafted with Authenticity
"SO GOOD! The food is so fresh and the meat is very tasty"
Pickleballnut
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2. A Creative Drink Menu
2. A Creative Drink Menu
"There are loads of tequila brands and unique cocktails"
SophieBlue09
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3. A Beautiful Atosphere
3. A Beautiful Atosphere
"place was funky and upbeat. We like the energy, the color and sounds"
Thundergrass
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About
At Que Pasa? You'll find a diverse selection of traditional Mexican offerings . Our chefs prepare every dish with care to ensure our customers enjoy the best dining experience possible. Casual, everyday style food made from only the freshest ingredients makes each and every item on our menu truly spectacular. We feature freshly made tortillas prepared on site in our exhibition kitchen. Mexican dishes, such as savory Pork Carnitas, Wood-Fired Chicken, and Smoked Shrimp are prepared in our wood burning grill, rotisserie or smoke oven. Now serving authentic Mexican breakfast on Saturday & Sunday!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Had the shrimp tacos and loved em recommended by server Robert. My wife had the street tacos and she was equally pleased. Will eat here again for sure.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were disappointed. My husband said, "There is not one thing here that would make me want to come back." That pretty much sums it up. I enjoyed my chicken quesadillas, but no one else really liked their food. The margarita was a watery disappointment....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely meal at Que Pasa! Our server Courtney was kind, courteous and attentive. Hope to be back at Courtney’s table soon!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank nataliewN2625WS
RapidCityonMain, General Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing this! Thank you! We'll make sure to thank and tell Courtney how well she did! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Cortney was wonderful, as were the Chipotle Chicken Tacos. The atmosphere, food, and service are second to none. Que Pasa is a must visit, while you're in Rapid City.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank mikeemerysd
RapidCityonMain, General Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing this! Thank you! We'll make sure to thank and tell Courtney how well she did! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I decided to have dinner at Que Pasa for Restaurant Week and our server Courtney was very attentive and friendly. She made our date even more fun!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank twilbur2
RapidCityonMain, General Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing this! Thank you! We'll make sure to thank and tell Courtney how well she did! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and drinks were excellent and Courtney was great! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank FrequentFlier795567
RapidCityonMain, General Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing this! Thank you! We'll make sure to thank and tell Courtney how well she did! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Courtney was great! Good food, good drinks, great atmosphere! Thanks Courtney for the great service!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank RyanB3330
RapidCityonMain, General Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing this! Thank you! We'll make sure to thank and tell Courtney how well she did! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wes was my bartender and he was absolutely AMAZING. Not only is he good at making a cocktail, but he is good to look at! Such a great guy, great personality and great experience. He knows what he is doing and does it well. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 79alexandriar
RapidCityonMain, Owner at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know! We love hearing about how great our staff our and we will make sure Wes knows he did a good job! We can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

Service and drinks were great but all our dishes were very salty tasting, food seemed good otherwise. Bit disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank bobbij976
RapidCityonMain, Public Relations Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2019

We regret your visit did not turn out the way you had hoped. Your comments have been passed on the manager as well as staff who are currently looking into it. Que Pasa Management

Reviewed December 7, 2019 via mobile

I arrived mid afternoon and practically had the place to myself. The floors, booths and bathrooms were clean. My waitress was friendly and efficient. I had a beer with a veggie burrito. It was hot and delicious. This has nothing to do with the business,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Cherlyn L
RapidCityonMain, Public Relations Manager at Que Pasa Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2019

We are so happy you had such a good time! We can't wait to see you again.

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